Showing orderly crowds waiting for the arrival of Jean Batten in her Gipsy Moth G-AARB. Mascot Aerodrome was the final stop of Batten's 1934 England - Australia flight. Speakers at this event included Mr. F. Tyler, acting president of the New South Wales Aero Club; Major Shannon, representing the Governor-General and the Lieutenant Governor of New South Wales, Sir Philip Street; Mr. A. Parkhill Post-master-General, representing the Commonwealth Government; Mr. M. F. Bruxner, Minister of Transport, representing the State Government.
"Portion of the crowd at Mascot to welcome Jean Batten 1934" / "99" [possibly negative number] -on verso. Hand-written
1 photograph : black and white ; 6 x 8.5 cm
Unknown. 30 May 1934. [Crowds of supporters waiting for the arrival of Jean Batten at Mascot Aerodrome, Sydney], PHO-0192-1.4. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
New South Wales